Date(s) - 10/16/2013
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Before the billboard, radio or TV commercial, there was the painted wall sign. Vanishing paint on brick walls speaks to a time when commerce was much simpler and more direct. Few cities in America still have as many intriguing faded ads as St. Louis. Wm. Stage’s newest work, The Fading Ads of St. Louis, published by The History Press, amounts to a history of local advertising as told through the medium of the painted ad. Please join the author at World News in Clayton for a look at this book.